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How to Make Au Jus

Follow our guide on How to Make Au Jus to use with all of your favorite roast beef recipes and more!
Course Sauce
Cuisine French
Keyword au jus beef, au jus gravy, au jus recipe, au jus recipes, au jus roast beef, au jus sauce, how to make au jus, sauce recipes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 cups (or so)
Calories 117kcal
Author Isabel Laessig


  • Whisk or wooden spoon


  • 1 cup Beef Broth or juices from roast beef
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 cup Red Wine
  • drippings from roast beef


  • Place the roasting pan from cooking roast beef (ex. boneless prime rib) on the stove-top over low heat after removing the roast from the pan. Alternatively, use another dish appropriate for cooking on the stove-top.
    Whisk 1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce and 1 cup Red Wine into the dish, along with drippings from the beef. If using the roasting pan, scrape up any brown bits from the bottom of the pan.
    Adding beef drippings and worcestershire sauce to a dish to make au jus
  • Add 1 cup Beef Broth or Juices from the roast beef.
    Adding beef broth to the au jus in a dish
  • Bring to a simmer. Serve hot with sliced roast beef.
    Au jus in a metal bowl with a whisk



  • Serve with prime rib, chuck roast, or as a side dipping sauce for dishes like a French Dip sandwich.
  • Check the post content for a guide on how to make French Dip sandwiches!


Calories: 117kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 534mg | Potassium: 285mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 9IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg